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Title "Vetting Refugees: Is Our Screening Process Adequate, Humane, and Culturally Appropriate"
Date 05/03/2017
Author Sabrineh Ardalan
Author Institution Federal Bar Association
Abstract This article first provides a brief history of this country’s long-standing commitment to refugee protection. Next, it describes the legal standard applied in determining whether an individual is eligible for refugee protection, including bars to protection under U.S. law. The article then provides an overview of the extensive screening procedures already in place to address national security concerns.5 Finally, the article concludes with a discussion of challenges related to credibility and corroboration, including issues with trust, translation, trauma, time, resources, and other hurdles, all of which must be considered as part of any effort to change the system
Source The Federal Lawyer
Citation 64 Fed. Law. 56-65

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